TV Series | TV-Y7 | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters.
Captain Planet has similarities to DC Comics superhero Superman. They can both fly, they're strong, Captain Planet gets weakened to pollution just like Superman is to kryptonite and Captain Planet has an evil twin named Captain Pollution just like Superman has Bizarro.
Our world is in peril. Gaia, the spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet. She gives five magic rings to five special young people. From Africa, Kwame with the power of earth. From the North America, ...
Kwame, Wheeler, Linka, Gi, Ma-Ti: ...
Many times the Planeteers are captured by the echo-villains who don't bother to take their rings off them to stop them from using the rings powers to escape and then call Captain Planet.
In the opening titles from the first (two?) series, Linka is said to be from the Soviet Union. In subsequent series, she is said to be from eastern Europe.
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